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As part of Greek-Orthodox tradition, every Easter godparents give their godchildren a “lambatha”, a playfully decorated candle. On holly Saturday the child carries the lambatha to church, where at the end of midnight mass its candle is lit by the “Holy Light”, the holy fire brought from Jerusalem to Orthodox churches around world, signalling, thus, the end of fasting and Christ’s resurrection. An Easter candle decorated with a wooden sailboat, wax cord and a wooden steering wheel. A perfect…

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